Banana Nut Cake

Banana Nut Cake

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Sheri Mullins


I made this cake for cake balls at a wedding rehearsal. They were a big hit!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
30 Min


  • CAKE

  • 2 1/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    solid vegetabble shortening
  • 1 1/2 c
    bananas, mashed, ripe (3 bananas)
  • 3
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped (optional)

  • 1 c
    bananas, mashed, ripe (2 bananas)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped (optional)

How to Make Banana Nut Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees; spray 3 9-inch cake pans with Pam.
  2. Cream sugar and shortening together with mixer.
  3. Add mashed banans, eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  4. In small bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  5. Add dry ingredients to banana mixture alternately with buttermilk. Beat 3 minutes on medium.
  6. Stir in pecans; pour batter into pans. Bake 30 minutes
  7. FROSTING: Beat together bananas, butter and powdered sugar. Add additional powdered sugar if needed to achieve spreading consistency. Stir in pecans.
  8. Spread frosting making a triple layer cake.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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